Five strangest ways to get into space (that we've tried) - This is Genius

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by Jay, 4 years ago
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Rockets are rubbish. Fortunately, we know this and have been trying to find better ways of getting into space for nearly as long as we've actually been going to space. From Skylon to Project Orion to Alcubierre drives and space elevators, here's our list of the five most bizarre ways we've tried - or are trying - to get spacecraft into orbit. Connect with This is Genius! https://www.facebook.com/thisisgenius - Facebook http://www.twitter.com/thisisgenius - Twitter http://www.google.com/+thisisgenius - Google+ This is Genius is a channel dedicated to experiencing the unusual side of life. Comedy, sketches and tongue-in cheek location reports from around the world. We use a lot of music by a chap called StoneOcean, a little label for him appears in our videos when we do. Like his stuff? Check out his channel. StoneOcean's music: www.stoneocean.info StoneOcean's channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/RatedmusicOfficial Check out some of our other videos: http://bit.ly/17XvmhO -- We get our skate on with Nitro Circus http://bit.ly/17WrAQr -- Flying a helicopter with your brain. And no hands. http://bit.ly/1au5kBI -- How many pegs can I fit on my face? http://bit.ly/1hiqln1 - What's it like to be 80 for the day? http://bit.ly/17UnFXE -- We went to actual Tokyo to be actual Samurai's with the actual green power ranger. Looking for the old This is Genius? Ok, here you are: http://bit.ly/195Zhzb -- That was Genius 2012 http://bit.ly/1jKjFeo -- That was Genius late 2011 http://bit.ly/1jKjGPt -- That was Genius early 2011 http://bit.ly/Ih6WEp -- That was Genius late 2010 http://bit.ly/1dB3F0O -- That was Genius early 2010